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Ankle Sprains in Athletes

Active Physio Works is a group of five multi-disciplinary Physiotherapy clinics based in Edmonton, St. Albert and Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta.
With summer quickly approaching, comes more activity, and with more activity comes an increased risk of ankle sprains. Not only for the athletes but for those being more active…

Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction

Active Physio Works is a group of five multi-disciplinary Physiotherapy clinics based in Edmonton, St. Albert and Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta.
Many people out there suffer from temporomandibular joint dysfunction or TMJ dysfunction. What this means is that you have issues with the joints in your jaw, also known as your…

Injury Prevention for Return to Sport

Active Physio Works is a group of five multi-disciplinary Physiotherapy clinics based in Edmonton, St. Albert and Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta.
It’s that time of year again, back to school and back to sport. This is a busy time of year for us at the clinic as kids and teenagers head back to hockey, football, soccer, dance,…

Arthritis of the Spine

Many people come into the clinic with back pain and a common thing that I am told by the clients is, “I have arthritis in my spine”. There is a common misconception out there that…

Tennis Elbow

I know what you may be thinking…how can I get tennis elbow if I don’t actually play tennis? The medical term for tennis elbow is called lateral epicondylitis. There is usually pain…

Could it be Carpal Tunnel?

Have you been noticing weakness or pain in your hands or wrists? Do your hands go numb? There is usually an assumption that with these symptoms, that you have carpal tunnel…

What is Dry Needling?

Many people have asked me what dry needling is and how does it differ from IMS (intramuscular stimulation). Dry needling is used to help decrease the tone (muscle tightness) with…

Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is a common problem amongst many Albertans.  Speaking from experience, it’s a nagging pain first thing in the morning that causes me to limp for the first 10…

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